13 February 2012
Two big beasts, a whole bunch of questions. When The Lawyer broke the story of Tony Angel joining DLA Piper last year, one question everyone asked was how he would get on with Nigel Knowles.
Poundland is riding out the recessionary storm in fine form, and it’s about to move online, reveals general counsel Jinder Jhuti
The FSA’s two-pronged regulatory model will cause headaches for companies
For the euro to survive, the authorities need to come together to build a massive firewall
A host of US and UK firms moved into Brussels last year. What’s in it for them?
Newspapers’ former lawyer brought into row over police blogger
Nigel Knowles took DLA Piper from a Northern upstart to a global player. Can Tony Angel push the firm to the next level?
The steady rise in IP disputes in recent years has seen a slew of young IP lawyers keen on specialising in patent litigation, but is there the demand?
Nap Anglia Ltd v Sun-Land Development Co Ltd (Costs) (2012) EWHC 51. Technology & Construction Court. Edwards-Stuart J. 23 January 2012
General counsel moves up to take CEO role at Misys
Australian-listed Slater & Gordon will want to see results from its new acquisition.
When clients get together, who gets the work?
UK firms among the few big earners on Irish asset agency’s extensive panel
The 2010 merger hiked global reputation, but when London figures are taken in isolation, not much has changed in six years
’Culture of respect’ results in lower attrition; Freshfields’ film festival aids global understanding
According to managing partner Ian Metcalfe, Wragge & Co was once described by one auditor as, “the most conservatively-financed law firm in the UK”.
The Government’s handling of the FIT rate reduction has damaged the renewables market
Macfarlanes was everyone’s best friend last week when it treated clients and the odd journalist to a feast of Leonardo da Vinci.
Privatisations could provide Greek firms with some respite during the country’s crisis, but lawyers insist that reforms will be key to recovery
Investors’ renewed confidence in technology companies is sparking a host of flotations
Technology and litigation have in many ways been uneasy bedfellows, but progress is being made in the efforts to reconcile the two
Emma Dowden joined Burges Salmon in October 2007 from Hamptons Estates, where she was group legal and operations director. Prior to that she undertook a similar role at PricewaterhouseCoopers.